Missing Word: Benjamin Franklin's Proverbs

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Can you name the words missing from the following proverbs from Benjamin Franklin's 'Poor Richard's Almanack'?

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ProverbMissing WordPublication Year
Virtue and Happiness are Mother and ________.1746
Creditors have better memories than _______.1736
As Pride increases, Fortune ________.1744
To err is human, to repent divine, to persist ________.1742
No wonder Tom grows fat, th' unwieldy Sinner, / Makes his whole Life but one continual ______.1740
Great talkers should be cropt, for they've no need of ____1738
No better relation than a prudent & faithful ______.1737
Great Beauty, great strength, & great Riches, are really & truly of no great Use; a right _____ exceeds all.1739
Fear not Death; for the sooner we die, the longer shall we be ________.1740
ProverbMissing WordPublication Year
He that has not got a Wife, is not yet a compleat ___.1744
How few there are who have courage enough to own their Faults, or resolution enough to ____ them!1743
Who has deceiv'd thee so oft as thy ____?1738
Beware of little Experiences, a small Leak will sink a great ____.1745
God helps them that help __________.1736
Better slip with foot than ______.1734
Three things are men most liable to be cheated in, a Horse, a Wig, and a ____.1736
Early to bed and early to rise, / makes a man healthy, wealthy and ____.1735

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